C1826
 (1843)

Dasyornis Australis

Artist:

William Jardine (1800 - 1874)

Selby common name New Holland Bristle Bird Modern common name Eastern Bristlebird Selby binomial name or protonym Dasyornis Australis Modern binomial name Dasyornis brachypterus First described Latham 1801 Distribution NSW & QLD Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Dasyornis Australis

Date:

C1826
 (1843)

Artist:

William Jardine (1800 - 1874)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

210mm 
x 265mm
AUTHENTICITY
Dasyornis Australis - Antique Print from 1826

Genuine antique
dated:

1843

Description:

Selby common name New Holland Bristle Bird

Modern common name Eastern Bristlebird

Selby binomial name or protonym Dasyornis Australis

Modern binomial name Dasyornis brachypterus

First described Latham 1801

Distribution NSW & QLD

Reference Reader’s Digest Book of Birds 2nd ed 1986 Page: 452, ill.452

From Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) Illustrations of Ornithology.

Artist:

Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800-1874)

Jardine was a Scottish naturalist best known for the series The Naturalist’s Library.

Jardine was one of the founders of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club, and contributed to the founding of the Ray Society. Ornithology was his primary interest but he also studied ichthyology, botany and geology. His private natural history museum and library are said to have been the finest in Britain. One of Jardine’s greatest contributions was making natural history available to all levels of Victorian society by making the The Naturalist’s Library (1833-1843) affordable as possible.

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